IAU, Philippine Universities to Co-op Academically

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 11:28

The president of Islamic Azad University has announced on linking top IAU branches to universities in Philippine.

According to IAU public relations, on the sideline of 2018 conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), held in Qazvin IAU, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi met and negotiated with an academic delegation from Philippine.

In this meeting Dr. Tehranchi stated that holding such mutual conferences can provide a proper opportunity for universities to create links, conduct accurate schedules and sign MoU but the most notable part is presenting operational solutions to develop joint cooperation.

Emphasizing on the prominent role of Asian countries in science development, he noted that Asia will play significant role in the world progress, “distances between countries must not act as a prevention for scientific relations.”

Dr. Tehranchi mentioned Iran and East Asia constant relations since far past and said that the university is willing to have “operational cooperation” with universities in Philippine in order to expand collaborations with East Asian countries.

Spoke of the Philippines, National Research Council, Dr. Tehranchi declared that cooperating with this council will provide an opportunity for many Iranian universities to create links with universities in Philippine, “we can also connect top IAU unites to the Philippine universities within a specific program.”

He also suggested that Asian universities to hold “Scientific League” the same as soccer league in Asia. Establishing a joint college to familiarize students with both sides’ provisions was another suggestion posed by IAU president.

Shahid Beheshti University professor remarked Tehran Medical IAU, as an active branch in chemistry and pharmacy, as well as Qazvin IAU, a leading unit in engineering, which can create good academic engagement with Philippine universities and East Asia.

The 2018 conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) has been hosted by Qazvin IAU with the theme of “The Role of Private Universities on the Development of Higher Education”.

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